UFC on ESPN+ 5 weigh-in results: One fighter misses in London

LONDON – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting live from today’s early and official UFC on ESPN+ 5 fighter weigh-ins, where all but one fighter made weight without issue.

The early weigh-ins took place at the UFC host hotel in London and precede the ceremonial weigh-ins for the fans, which take place at 2 p.m. ET at The O2 in London. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, which streams in full on ESPN+.

Among those weighing in are recent welterweight title challenger Darren Till (17-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) and Jorge Masvidal (32-13 MMA, 9-6 UFC), who meet in the 170-pound main event. Both took advantage of the one-pound allowance and hit their marks at 171 pounds.

The full UFC on ESPN+ 5 weigh-in results include:

MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 4 p.m. ET)

  • Darren Till (171) vs. Jorge Masvidal (171)
  • Leon Edwards (170) vs. Gunnar Nelson (170.5)
  • Volkan Oezdemir (205) vs. Dominick Reyes (206)
  • Jose Quinonez (135.5) vs. Nathaniel Wood (135.5)
  • Danny Roberts (170) vs. Claudio Silva (170)
  • Jack Marshman (188)* vs. John Phillips (185)

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 1 p.m. ET)

  • Arnold Allen (145) vs. Jordan Rinaldi (145)
  • Marc Diakiese (155) vs. Joe Duffy (155)
  • Nicolae Negumereanu (204) vs. Saparbeg Safarov (205)
  • Tom Breese (186) vs. Ian Heinisch (186)
  • Danny Henry (146) vs. Dan Ige (146)
  • Priscila Cachoeira (125) vs. Molly McCann (126)
  • Mike Grundy (145) vs. Nad Narimani (145.5)

* Marshman was fined 20 percent of his purse, but the bout will go on as scheduled

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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